Historical Sketches of the Missions of the United Brethern for Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathen, from Their Commencement to the Year 1817

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OCLC Number: 3065117
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Moravians -- Missions.
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Página 406 - Fear not : for I am with thee : I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west; I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth...
Página 200 - Remember, therefore, from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do thy first works, or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Página 63 - His death and passion: and grant, that the grace of God, which bringeth salvation, may effectually teach and persuade me to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, and to live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world...
Página 225 - An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen : in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
Página 178 - ... to which it would be difficult to find a parallel in the annals of human depravity *. The disease generally manifested itself by the usual febrile symptoms of shivering, nausea, headache, and delirium.
Página 10 - And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
Página 73 - They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
Página 81 - Esquimaux could seek and find another more safe place for a snow-house, were hours of great trial to mind and body, and filled every one with painful reflections. Before the day dawned, the Esquimaux cut a hole into a large drift of snow, to screen the woman and child, and the two missionaries.
Página 229 - And, beloved brethren, let us be steadfast, immoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for we know that, though the world may account it so, our labour is not. in vain in the Lord*.
Página 80 - God's mercy, it succeeded ; both sledges gained the shore, and were drawn up the beach, though with much difficulty. The travellers had hardly time to reflect with gratitude to God on their safety, when that part of the ice, from which they had just now made good their landing; burst asunder, and the water, forcing itself from below, covered and precipitated it into the sea. In an instant, as if by a signal given, the whole mass of ice, extending for several miles from the coast, and as far as the...

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